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a mini muffin tin fulled with wonton wrapper cups and topped with shrimp
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Shrimp Taco Bites

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 43kcal

Ingredients

For the Shells

  • 24 wonton wrappers
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

For the Shrimp

  • 24 small or medium raw shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin

For the Lime Sauce

  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest or juice
  • Optional garnishes
  • Shredded Lettuce
  • Salsa Shredded Mexican Cheese
  • Guacamole

Instructions

For the Shells

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Brush both sides of each wonton wrapper lightly with olive oil placing them in a mini muffin tin and pressing them into the bottom of the tin to create a cup.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until they are golden brown around the edges.
  • Remove from the oven and transfer to a wire rack. Cool for about 10 minutes.

For the Shrimp

  • Combine the shrimp, garlic powder, paprika, chili powder, and cumin together in a medium bowl.
  • Stir until the shrimp are all coated with seasonings.
  • Preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Then add one tablespoon of olive oil to the pan and heat the oil for one minute.
  • Add the shrimp in a single layer and cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until they have turned light pink and slightly firm to the touch.
  • Remove from the skillet and set aside.

For the Lime Sauce

  • In a small bowl, add all of the ingredients and stir well to combine.

To Make the Bites

  • Place a small amount of any desired optional garnishes to the bottom of each shell, ie lettuce, cheese, guacamole
  • Next, place a shrimp on top of the garnishes with a shrimp
  • Drizzle of small amount of lime sauce.

Notes

These bites do not store great since the wonton have a tendency to get soft from the sauces and garnishes.
Nutritional information does not include optional garnishes.

Nutrition

Serving: 1bite | Calories: 43kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 93mg | Potassium: 21mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 56IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg